The Basic Antimicrobial Stewardship Training Program - 2019 consists of 4 parts. Parts 1, 2 and 3 are required on-line knowledge-based programs designed for practitioners initially getting involved in antimicrobial stewardship. Part 1 consists of 7 required lessons (8 CE hours), Part 2 consists of 6 required lessons (5 CE hours) and Part 3 consists of 7 elective lessons (range 2.5 to 3.5 CE hours for 3 lessons). The participant must complete at least 3 of these elective lessons. Additional electives may be completed (and CE earned) if the participant pays an additional fee of $25 per lesson. 

There are quizzes for each of the lessons and the learner must take and pass each one with a grade of 80% or better. Part 4 of the program is a practicum, in which the learner completes a steweardship project/initiative at their place of practice. A description of the project is then submitted to a member of the MAD-ID Scientific Committee for review, processing and feedback (if necessary). The learner will earn 6 CE hours for Part 4.You will find directions for completing part 4 and typical examples at  If all 4 parts are successfully completed, a certificate of completion is awarded.

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